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Submission + - Perl sucks: we have proof (

locust writes: Hot off the presses from oopsla:

Researchers at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville have proven what a lot of us have already suspected: using perl is no better than using a language where the syntax and semantics are picked at random. The full paper is here

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Perl sucks: we have proof

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Real programmers don't write in BASIC. Actually, no programmers write in BASIC after reaching puberty.